The Essentials of Supply Chain Management: New Business Concepts and Applications

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2015-07-01
504 pages

Book Description

This is today's indispensable introduction to for today's students and tomorrow's managers – not yesterday's! Prof. Hokey Min focuses on modern business strategies and applications – transcending obsolete logistics- and purchasing-driven approaches still found in many competitive books.

Focusing on outcomes throughout, The Essentials of shows how to achieve continuous organizational success by applying modern supply chain concepts. Reflecting his extensive recent experience working with leading executives and managers, Min teaches highly-effective methods for supply chain thinking and problem-solving. You'll master an integrated Total System Approach that places functions like inventory control and transportation squarely in context, helping you smoothly integrate internal and external functions, and establish effective inter-firm cooperation and strategic alliances across complex supply chains. Coverage includes:

  • Understanding modern sourcing, logistics, operations, , and marketing – and how they fit together
  • Using modern supply chain methods to improve customer satisfaction and quality
  • Working with cutting-edge supply chain and metrics
  • Moving towards greater sustainability and more effective risk management
  • Working with core analytical tools to evaluate supply chain practices and measure performance
  • Legal, ethical, cultural, and environmental/sustainability aspects of modern supply chain operations
  • How to build a career in global supply chain management
  • The Essentials of Supply Chain Management

will be an indispensable resource for all graduate and undergraduate students in supply chain management, and for every practitioner pursuing professional certification or executive education in the field.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 of Supply Chain Management
Chapter 2 Supply Chain Strategy: The Big Picture
Chapter 3 Customer Service: The Ultimate Goal of Supply Chain Management
Chapter 4 Demand Planning and Forecasting
Chapter 5 Inventory Control and Planning
Chapter 6 Warehousing
Chapter 7 Transportation Planning
Chapter 8 Sourcing
Chapter 9 Logistics Intermediaries
Chapter 10 Global Supply Chain Management
Chapter 11 Legally, Ethically, and Socially Responsible Supply Chain Practices
Chapter 12 Measuring the Supply Chain Performance
Chapter 13 Emerging Technology in Supply Chain Management

Book Details

  • Title: The Essentials of Supply Chain Management: New Business Concepts and Applications
  • Author:
  • Length: 504 pages
  • Edition: 1
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2015-07-01
  • ISBN-10: 0134036239
  • ISBN-13: 9780134036236
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